09 Apr

Debian with Linux Kernel 3.19, Radeon and Broadcom wl.

Simple howto to install on Debian Testing new stable Kernel 3.19, Radeon fglrx Driver and wl Broadcom wifi driver. (Testing Laptop Lenovo Edge E545).
First we need to install new Kernel. Download Kernel source from https://www.kernel.org/.

$ wget https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/linux-3.19.3.tar.xz
$ tar xf linux-3.19.3.tar.xz

Verify it against signature. You need to install some packages. Read More

27 Jul

ThinkPad Battery Life on Linux.

I am using Debian(LMDE) on my AMD with Radeon G7860 Thinkpad Edge E545 Laptop.
First install Powertool to look to the Power Usage:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade
sudo apt-get install powertop

For any changes, it shows 17-19W on my Laptop. After – 9-10W. How?
First, i used whis guide: Read More